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Sonoma

Home Studios

Bring the feeling of wine country to your piece of the world.

Our Sonoma home studio kit draws from its natural surroundings to create a retreat that will unleash the spirit within. The 4-sided, hip roof design creates a cathedral-like overhead with soaring space. Clean lines and restrained architectural details make this great home studio idea comfortable as either garden a studio or small home office. The Sonoma blends into the scenery, rather than obscuring it, making it perfectly tucked away in a corner of your property. Make it yours in our Custom Design Center.

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  • Create your own outdoor office retreat with one of our Sonoma home studio designs. The spacious interior provides plenty of space for your backyard oasis. View the Sonoma style tabs for pricing and everything else you need to know.

Features

- Characterized by a spacious hip roof rafter design.
- Plenty of headroom.
- Perfect as a home office

Popular options:

Floor plans

Below are a few sample floorplans that shows the popular options associated with Sonoma studios.
For more ideas and photos please visit Interiors under inspiration.

Popular Sonoma home studio floor configurations

Try this Floor Planner Tool to design your own space and share as you like.
You may also download graph paper and print out a few sheets to help designing your own space!

Available Sonoma home studio sizes

Sonoma studios have sizes ranging between 52 sq.ft to 396 sq.ft.

If you cannot find your size please contact us.

Assembly

Level of Difficulty:

Like all of our buildings, our Sonoma home studio building includes easy-to-follow instructions, diagrams, and assembly videos that will help you through the process.

Below is a series of photos showing one of our Sonoma buildings being assembled.

  • Foundation for a Sonoma building

  • Wall framing install

  • Sonoma roof installation

  • Enhanced siding package for a Sonoma studio

  • Sonoma building close to completion

  • Completed Sonoma home studio

Hiring a contractor

Our Sonoma home studio style buildings are relatively easy to assemble however if you feel that you may want some assistance check out our hire a contractor page.

Contractor working on a roof
  • 3D Video Tour of a Sonoma home studio Building

    The products featured is an 8 x 10 ft. Sonoma in a poolside setting with the following options: Scotia Blue Canexel siding, cedar shingle roof, D8 door, w8 painted white, 8ft. bench.

    Visit our 3D Tours page to see all the Summerwood Styles

  • Video tour for a Sonoma studio
  

details & specs

  
    

Sonoma Home Studios Dimensions

SONOMA DIMENSIONS CHART
A B C D E
BUILDING DEPTH BUILDING HEIGHT FLOOR HEIGHT WALL HEIGHT ROOF HEIGHT
4' 8' - 4 1/8" 5 5/8" 6' - 4 1/2" 6' - 4 1/2"
6' 8' - 11 1/2" 5 5/8" 6' - 4 1/2" 2' - 1 3/8"
4' 8' - 4 1/8" 5 5/8" 6' - 4 1/2" 1' 6"
6' 8' - 11 1/2" 5 5/8" 6' - 4 1/2" 2' - 1 3/8"
8' 10' - 2 3/8" 7 5/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 2' - 8 1/4"
10' 10' - 9 3/8" 7 5/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 3' - 3 1/4"
12' 11' - 4 1/4" 7 5/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 3' - 10 1/8"
14' 11' - 11 1/4" 7 5/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 4' - 5 1/8"
16' 12' - 8 1/4" 8 3/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 5' - 1/8"
18' 13' - 3 1/2" 8 3/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 5' - 7 3/8"
20' 13' - 10 3/8" 8 3/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 6' - 2 1/4"
22' 14' - 5 3/8" 8 3/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 6' - 9 1/4"
24' 15' - 3/8" 8 3/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 7' - 4 1/4"
26' 15' - 7 1/4" 8 3/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 7' - 11 1/4"
28' 16' - 2 1/4" 8 3/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 8' - 6 1/8"

Our measurements (i.e. 8ft. x 12ft.) are taken from the outside of the floor & wall framing, therefore, they don't include the siding, and/or sheathing.

For true interior measurements, subtract the thickness of the wall framing; 3 ½” for 2x4 walls, and 5 ½” for 2x6 walls. Note: 2 x 4 is actually 1 ½” x 3 ½” and 2 x 6 is actually 1 ½” x 5 ½” due to the properties of "finished” lumber.

Wall Plan

Sonoma studio wall plan

For true exterior dimensions, add the siding, sheathing (if applicable), and corner trim pieces. The Canexel siding is 3/8" thick, the cedar siding is 3/4" thick and the log siding is 1 1/2" thick. The wall sheathing varies from 7/16” to 3/4”. The corner trim is 3/4".

If you have any other questions pertaining to the size of the building, please do not hesitate to ask us, we're here to help.

Roof Framing Plan

In strong competition with gable roofing, hip roofing is up there for the most popular roofing style. Hip roofs typically feature a low/moderate slope, with all sides sloping from the center toward the walls of the structure.

Hips are more complicated to frame, sheath, and finish, but are typically simpler to trim and eliminate the vertical wall component of a gable roof style, known as “gable ends”.

Additional consideration should be given to ventilation. Due to its geometry and the lack of gable ends, roof vents must be placed on the roof itself. Consult with your contractor or roofing company, for the most effective ventilation system for your roof.

Roof framing plan for a Sonoma building

Overhang Detail

Soffits are the cedar trim pieces that are attached to the underside of the rafter ends.
Fascia is typically the cedar 1x4 that’s used to cover the rafter tips and provide a nice straight level line for the bottom of your roof.

Sonoma studio roof overhang detail

Foundation

Traditional patio stone foundation. A concrete pad is also ideal for poolside applications.

Visit Foundations Page for detail.

Sonoma studio foundation

Materials

Like all summerwood designs, the Sonoma is a fantastic display of premium grade materials coming together for any of your outdoor needs. Our materials are chosen for their aesthetic appeal, durability, and environmental friendliness. Construction is engineered for garages and cabins but ideally suited for storage sheds and pool cabanas as well.

Floor
item material dimension notes
runners pressure treated 2x6 underside of floor framing
joists pressure treated 2x4 - 2x8 16" on center
sheathing spruce 48" x 96" x 5/8" tongue & groove
material upgrades
floor insulation expanded polystyrene 3 1/2" & 5 1/2" within floor cavities
pine flooring white pine 1x6 tongue & groove
Walls
item material dimension notes
wall plates spruce 2x4 - 2x6 bottom, top, double top
wall studs spruce 2x4 - 2x6 16" on center
siding cedar channel 1x8 standard horizontal siding
material upgrades
canexel siding canexel 1x8 studs & plates
cedar wall framing cedar 2x8 - 2x6 studs & plates
esu1a osb + typar n/a wall sheathing & building wrap
wall insulation expanded polystyrene 3 1/2" & 5 1/2" within wall cavities
Roof
item material dimension notes
ceiling spruce 2x4 - 2x10 ceiling framing
rafters spruce 2x4 - 2x10 24" on center maximum
ridge board spruce 2x4 - 2x10 n/a
sheathing osb 48" x 96" x 7/16" n/a
material upgrades
cedar roof boards cedar 1x6 - 1x8 n/a
cedar rafters cedar 2x6 - 2x12 n/a
roof insulation expanded polystyrene 3 1/2" & 5 1/2" on roof surface
Roof
item material dimension notes
cedar trim cedar 1x6 - 1x8 corners, soffit, fascia
material upgrades
maintenance free trim versatex 1x4 - 1x8 corners, soffit, fascia

Popular upgrades

Enhanced Siding Package

If you are thinking of adding insulation to your Sonoma home studio, consider adding one of our "enhanced siding packages". It's a layer of sheathing (OSB or plywood) and house wrap (Typar and optional HomeSlicker) that provides a moisture barrier to your structure.

Enhanced siding package upgrade

Interior Cedar Siding and Framing

The Sonoma style allows for a wide array of interior finishes. Our cedar siding or framing interior upgrade can be incorporated on the walls and/or ceiling, providing a warm rustic feel.

Interior cedar siding choices

Roof Extension

One way to expand the functionality of the Sonoma style is to extend the roof past one or more of the exterior walls.

The roof is then supported on a post & beam structure custom to your design. Perfect for a shaded outdoor living area.

Home studio Sonoma roof extension drawing & building upgrade

Extra Overhang

The Sonoma style roof features a standard 6” overhang where the roof meets the walls. The overhang is trimmed out with a soffit and fascia board. Extra overhang is offered in increments of 6” (i.e +6 (12”), +12 (18”)).!

Extra overhang drawing & a Sonoma studio with extra overhang

Finishing

Once your Sonoma building is complete, there are a few things you can do on the inside to add to the comfort and enjoyment of your new Summerwood Sonoma studio design.

Please see Interior Finishing under Advice for more information

Insulation

Enjoy your Summerwood Sonoma building in any season and remain comfortable by implementing insulation in the floor, walls, and/or roof.

Insulation material for a Sonoma studio

Electrical

The inside of our Sonoma studio are deliberately left exposed to accommodate various electrical applications.

Electrical configuration example

Plumbing

Often the Sonoma style is required to accommodate change rooms, bathroom or bar sinks.

Home studio bathroom configuration
  

pricing

  

Visit "options and accessories" for detail and pricing of our accessories.

Find below pricing for all of the Sonoma sizes that we have built so far. Don't see your size? Ask us and we will provide you with a quote.

    

SM Sonoma
Home Studios (<70 sq.ft.)

All prices in $USD
Small Sonoma
Home Studios, price list
kit size pre-cut pre-assembled
4ft.x4ft. $1,895 $1,326 $2,195 $1,536
4ft.x6ft. $2,595 $1,816 $3,095 $2,166
4ft.x9ft. $2,995 $2,096 $3,395 $2,376
4ft.x13ft. $3,495 $2,446 $4,195 $2,936
5ft.x10ft. $3,495 $2,446 $4,195 $2,936
5ft.x12ft. $3,695 $2,586 $4,295 $3,006
5ft.x7ft. $2,995 $2,096 $3,395 $2,376
5ft.x8ft. $3,195 $2,236 $3,595 $2,516
5ft.x9ft. $3,295 $2,306 $3,895 $2,726
5ft.x5ft. $2,495 $1,746 $2,795 $1,956
5ft.x14ft. $3,995 $2,796 $4,495 $3,146
6ft.x10ft. $3,695 $2,586 $4,295 $3,006
6ft.x8ft. $3,395 $2,376 $4,095 $2,866
6ft.x9ft. $3,495 $2,446 $4,195 $2,936
6ft.x6ft. $2,995 $2,096 $3,395 $2,376
7ft.x10ft. $3,995 $2,796 $4,495 $3,146
7ft.x9ft. $3,795 $2,656 $4,395 $3,076
7ft.x8ft. $3,495 $2,446 $4,195 $2,936
7ft.x7ft. $3,395 $2,376 $4,095 $2,866
8ft.x8ft. $3,795 $2,656 $4,395 $3,076

MD Sonoma
Home Studios ( 70 - 100 sq.ft.)

All prices in $USD
Medium Sonoma
Home Studios, price list
kit size pre-cut pre-assembled
6ft.x12ft. $3,995 $2,796 $4,495 $3,146
6ft.x14ft. $4,295 $3,006 $5,195 $3,636
6ft.x15ft. $4,495 $3,146 $5,395 $3,776
6ft.x16ft. $4,595 $3,216 $5,495 $3,846
7ft.x12ft. $4,295 $3,006 $5,195 $3,636
7ft.x14ft. $4,995 $3,496 $5,895 $4,126
7ft.x13ft. $4,595 $3,216 $5,495 $3,846
7ft.x11ft. $4,195 $2,936 $4,795 $3,356
8ft.x10ft. $4,395 $3,076 $5,395 $3,776
8ft.x12ft. $4,795 $3,356 $5,795 $4,056
8ft.x9ft. $4,195 $2,936 $4,695 $3,286
9ft.x11ft. $5,195 $3,636 $5,995 $4,196
9ft.x10ft. $4,595 $3,216 $5,495 $3,846
9ft.x9ft. $4,295 $3,006 $5,195 $3,636
10ft.x10ft. $5,195 $3,636 $5,995 $4,196

LG Sonoma
Home Studios (100 - 130 sq.ft)

All prices in $USD
Large Sonoma
Home Studios, price list
kit size pre-cut pre-assembled
7ft.x16ft. $5,595 $3,916 $6,495 $4,546
7ft.x15ft. $5,295 $3,706 $6,295 $4,406
8ft.x14ft. $5,595 $3,916 $6,395 $4,476
8ft.x16ft. $6,295 $4,406 $7,095 $4,966
8ft.x13ft. $5,295 $3,706 $6,295 $4,406
8ft.x15ft. $5,995 $4,196 $6,795 $4,756
9ft.x12ft. $5,595 $3,916 $6,495 $4,546
9ft.x14ft. $6,295 $4,406 $7,095 $4,966
9ft.x13ft. $5,895 $4,126 $6,795 $4,756
10ft.x12ft. $6,195 $4,336 $6,995 $4,896
10ft.x11ft. $5,695 $3,986 $6,495 $4,546
10ft.x13ft. $6,595 $4,616 $7,595 $5,316

XLG Sonoma
Home Studios ( >130 sq.ft.)

All prices in $USD
Medium Sonoma
Home Studios, price list
kit size pre-cut pre-assembled
7ft.x20ft. $6,795 $4,756 $7,895 $5,526
8ft.x18ft. $6,995 $4,896 $8,295 $5,806
8ft.x24ft. $9,095 $6,366 $10,495 $7,346
8ft.x20ft. $7,895 $5,526 $8,995 $6,296
8ft.x22ft. $8,495 $5,946 $9,695 $6,786
8ft.x19ft. $7,295 $5,106 $8,695 $6,086
9ft.x20ft. $7,995 $5,596 $9,195 $6,436
9ft.x16ft. $6,995 $4,896 $8,295 $5,806
10ft.x14ft. $6,995 $4,896 $8,295 $5,806
10ft.x16ft. $7,895 $5,526 $9,095 $6,366
10ft.x18ft. $8,595 $6,016 $9,895 $6,926
10ft.x20ft. $9,395 $6,576 $10,695 $7,486
10ft.x22ft. $10,095 $7,066 $11,795 $8,256
10ft.x15ft. $7,495 $5,246 $8,695 $6,086
11ft.x12ft. $6,595 $4,616 $7,595 $5,316
11ft.x14ft. $7,495 $5,246 $8,795 $6,156
11ft.x20ft. $10,095 $7,066 $11,795 $8,256
11ft.x16ft. $8,095 $5,666 $9,495 $6,646
11ft.x13ft. $7,095 $4,966 $8,295 $5,806
12ft.x12ft. $6,995 $4,896 $8,295 $5,806
12ft.x14ft. $7,995 $5,596 $9,195 $6,436
12ft.x16ft. $8,995 $6,296 $10,295 $7,206
12ft.x18ft. $9,895 $6,926 $11,495 $8,046
12ft.x20ft. $10,995 $7,696 $12,695 $8,886
12ft.x28ft. $14,995 $10,496 $17,295 $12,106
12ft.x17ft. $9,395 $6,576 $10,695 $7,486
13ft.x20ft. $12,195 $8,536 $14,195 $9,936
13ft.x13ft. $8,195 $5,736 $9,495 $6,646
14ft.x14ft. $9,495 $6,646 $10,995 $7,696
14ft.x16ft. $10,495 $7,346 $12,295 $8,606
14ft.x18ft. $11,895 $8,326 $13,495 $9,446
14ft.x20ft. $13,095 $9,166 $15,095 $10,566
14ft.x24ft. $15,095 $10,566 $17,295 $12,106
14ft.x22ft. $14,195 $9,936 $16,295 $11,406
15ft.x18ft. $12,495 $8,746 $14,495 $10,146
16ft.x16ft. $12,095 $8,466 $13,695 $9,586
16ft.x18ft. $13,095 $9,166 $15,095 $10,566
16ft.x20ft. $14,495 $10,146 $16,595 $11,616
16ft.x22ft. $15,595 $10,916 $17,995 $12,596
16ft.x24ft. $17,095 $11,966 $19,595 $13,716
18ft.x18ft. $14,595 $10,216 $16,695 $11,686
18ft.x20ft. $16,195 $11,336 $18,695 $13,086
18ft.x22ft. $17,695 $12,386 $20,395 $14,276
18ft.x24ft. $19,195 $13,436 $22,095 $15,466
18ft.x32ft. $24,895 $17,426 $28,395 $19,876
20ft.x20ft. $17,895 $12,526 $20,695 $14,486
20ft.x22ft. $19,495 $13,646 $22,595 $15,816
20ft.x24ft. $21,295 $14,906 $24,395 $17,076
20ft.x32ft. $27,595 $19,316 $31,795 $22,256
20ft.x14ft. $13,095 $9,166 $15,095 $10,566
20ft.x26ft. $23,095 $16,166 $26,395 $18,476
20ft.x25ft. $22,095 $15,466 $25,495 $17,846
22ft.x22ft. $21,595 $15,116 $24,995 $17,496
30ft.x40ft. $51,395 $35,976 $55,595 $38,916
36ft.x36ft. $55,395 $38,776 $63,695 $44,586

Custom Designs

Summerwood will take your custom design and make it your own. If you have something different in mind, talk to one of our designers about bringing it to life.

  

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